Head of Biotech and Nutrition (m/f/d) – Indoor Farming Startup

Attention, we are looking for you! You are passionate about driving your own ideas, implementing sustainability, and building a business? If you have experience in agri-food sciences (nutrition, health and food trends, industrial microbiology), this job offer is for you:

At nitru we are developing a modular indoor farming system. Our vision is to bring the joy of harvesting back to the people and to contribute to a sustainable, decentralized agriculture.

This is what awaits you:

  • You will be working in close collaboration with the founder team and be responsible for the development and creation of our Biotech and Nutrition team
  • This includes identifying important factors for a healthy growth of different types of plants, building up supply chains with nutrition dense, sustainable seed producers, identifying customer needs in terms of diets, taste and nutrients as well as investigating recent food and health trends
  • Work on trending and highly demanded topics such as plant-based diets, future food technologies and vertical farming in collaboration with engineers, product designers and IT people

What we offer:

  • A fast-growing environment where you can help shape the company and product
  • Work yourself into new, challenging, and diverse topics every day and develop your skills in various fields
  • Take responsibility from early on and develop towards a team leader or part of the founder team

Your Profile

  • Nutrition-Knowledge: Qualifications in agri-food sciences and technologies, biology, industrial microbiology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of this job
  • Learning Attitude: You are curious and open minded, eager to improve your skills and put your knowledge into practice
  • Team Culture: You value respectful, supportive, and efficient collaboration with your team members. You communicate honestly and openly and appreciate constructive feedback
  • Pragmatical: You enjoy creating and building and are fascinated by bringing theoretical ideas into practice

Even if not all the criteria apply to you: If you are convinced that this position is just perfect for you, we’d love to hear from you!

How to apply
Please send us an email to info@nitru.community containing:

  • Your CV
  • Your LinkedIn profile
  • A few words on what excites you about bringing vertical farming into homes and shaping
    future agriculture with nitru

At nitru we are committed to create an inclusive and diverse environment where the different experiences, perspectives and viewpoints of our employees help us all learn, grow and create as a whole.
All applicants are given equal opportunity regardless of national or ethnic origin, age, gender identity or expression, disability, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation.

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